A Gambling Box
Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Shambhala Redstone Editions
Date Published: 1993
Edition: First Shambhala Redstone edition
Book Id: 48948
A box set containing: A 144-page hardcover book, bound with black paper over boards, stamped in gilt; A version of La Loteria, a Mexican gambling game, to be played at home; A fold-out poster of the Chinese Promotion Game; A Chinese dream-interpretation booklet for betting on numbers. Housed in a mildly edge-worn box with a pictorial paper label on the top of the box. The contents are in fine condition.
From the Publisher- "From betting on cricket fights in China and Australian aboriginal card games to Indian lotteries and Las Vegas casinos, games of chance exert a fascination all over the globe. This unique collection explores the world of gambling through visual images, essays, and fiction by Nelson Algren, Edith Wharton, Dostoyevsky and others."